B.A. 1998, Engineering-Electrical and Information Sciences, Cambridge University
M.A. 2002, Engineering-Electrical and Information Sciences, Cambridge University
M.Sc. 1999, Business Information Systems , London University
Ph.D. 2006, MS and PhD Programs in Information Systems,
PG 2008, Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education,
Information systems evaluation, assessment and performance measurement, information systems effectiveness, e-learning systems evaluation, e-government systems evaluation, transformational government, electronic quality evaluation, electronic-effectiveness measures, Internet related information communication technologies (ICTs), Internet related ICTs in developing countries.
Academic and Professional Activities
Principle Investigator - ACCEPTANCE AND ADOPTION OF TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH GROUP, TUBITAK 1001 Project, March 2010 - September 2011 (http://www.ii.metu.edu.tr/TAM)
VIRQUAL Project, Researcher, March 2010-December 2011
Member of IEEE, 2008-present
Fellow of the UK Higher Education, 2008-present
Organization Commitee Member of International Conference on Health Informatics and Bioinformatics Turkey (HIBIT) 2009, 2010 and 2011.
Editorial Member of International Journal of Electronic Government Research (IJEGR) 2008-present
Member of Association of Information Systems (AIS) 2008-2009
Member of British Academy of Management (BAM) 2008-2010.
Program Chair for European and Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems (EMCIS) 2008 and 2009.
Adhoc Reviewer for Computers and Education Journal
Adhoc Reviewer for Behaviour and Information Technology Journal
Adhoc Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Education Journal
Adhoc Reviewer for Journal of Enterprise Information Management
Adhoc Reviewer for Electronic-Government UK
Adhoc Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management Journal
Committee Member of European Conference on Information Technology Management Evaluation Conference (ECIME), Academic Conferences UK
Reviewer for European Conference on Information Technology Evaluation Conference, Academic Conferences UK
Reviewer for IT Governance Association of the Dutch ITSMF, ITSM (IT Service Management) Library
Member of CITER, Centre of IT Economics Research, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Honors, Scholarships and Awards
METU 2011 Young Researcher Award, METU, Office of the President, March 2012
Academic Performance Award: 2011, METU, Office of the President, In recognition of academic productivity during the past three academic years (2008-2010).
Best Thesis Advisor Award, given by Prof. Dr. Mustafa N. Parlar Education and Research Foundation for co-supervising the M.Sc. thesis of Oğuzhan Alaşehir, who received the "METU THESIS OF THE YEAR AWARD.", 2010.
Academic Performance Award: 2010, METU, Office of the President, In recognition of academic productivity during the past three academic years (2007-2009).
Best Thesis Advisor Award, given by METU for supervising the M.Sc. thesis of I. Emrah Kanat, who received the "METU THESIS OF THE YEAR AWARD.", 2010.
Best Thesis Advisor Award, given by Prof. Dr. Mustafa N. Parlar Education and Research Foundation for supervising the M.Sc. thesis of Refika Köseler, who received the "METU THESIS OF THE YEAR AWARD.", 2009.
IEEE FIE 2009 New Faculty Fellow Award
Fellow of the UK Higher Education, 2008.
Research and Teaching Fellow, Brunel University, UK, 2008.
Turkish National Scientific and Research Council (TUBITAK) Post-doctoral Research Grant for UK, 2007.
METU Best PhD Thesis Award METU, 2007
Award of Distinction for M.S. in Business Information Systems, conferred by the University of London Chancellor, 1999.
Ox-bridge College and University Matriculation Exams, offers from Oxford and Cambridge Universities to read Engineering, 1995.
Work / Research Experience
August 2009- Associate Director of the Informatics Institute, METU
July 2009- Asst. Professor, Department of Information Systems, Informatics Institute, METU
November 2008- Associate Research Fellow, Brunel University, UK
2007- 2008 Lecturer, Brunel University, Information Systems Evaluation and Integration (ISEing) Research Group, London, UK
Mar. 2000- 2007 Research Assistant, Middle East Technical University Informatics Institute, Department of Information Systems, Ankara, Turkey Jun.-Sept.
1997 Researcher, MOTOROLA UK, Land Mobile Products Sector, European Research Laboratory, Basingstoke, England Jun.-Sept.
1996 Summer Student Trainee, IBM UK, PC Manufacturing, Network Computing, Glasgow, Scotland Jun.-Sept.
1995 Summer Student Trainee, IBM UK, PC Manufacturing, Intelligent Workstations, Glasgow, Scotland.
All Together Now: Merging IT quality and other BPM frameworks. Cutter IT Journal The Journal of Information Technology Management. 18(3), 16-20.(2005).